George Voinovich

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Birthday
15, 1936
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Jun 12, 2016 (79)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
15, 1936
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Jun 12, 2016 (79)

About

Republican politician and the 65th Governor of Ohio who served his state in the Senate from 1999 to 2011.

Before Fame

He received a Law degree in 1961 from the Moritz College of Law at the Ohio State University before beginning his political career in 1963 as an Assistant Attorney General of Ohio.

Trivia

In the 2004 senate elections he won all 88 of Ohio’s counties, a feat that had not been accomplished for over 100 years.

Family Life

He and his wife Janet had four children together.

Associated With

He succeeded John Glenn as a U.S. Senator from Ohio.